Category: Business

3 Benefits of Outsourcing HR

A Human Resources department can be a huge help for both employees and management to streamline functions like, payroll, benefits and staying current on employment laws. Almost every large corporation has an HR department, but with smaller companies, it can sometimes be pushed aside because of cost or lack of knowledge. The good news is that every business can have access to

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself for Optimum Career Development

Sometimes, people just get into a certain career path and stay in it without considering whether that is really what they want to do. If promotions or raises come their way, they take them. If they hear of any better opportunities, they might work towards them. If they feel terribly unhappy in their jobs, then they might think about leaving them and

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7 Easy Motivation Tips with Big Results

If you’ve been working at a job for over a year, a lot of the things you have to do become second nature. As a result, you can switch your brain off and just do them. Although this means that you have become efficient, it can also result in boredom. When your mind doesn’t have to concentrate on anything, it feels like

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Creating a Resourceful, Happy, Mutually Supportive Pool of Employees

Have you just started running a business? Or have you been doing so for years? New and established business owners can run into blocks at times. This is pretty normal because a business is a growing, developing entity; it’s not static. And it’s also composed of people who are growing and developing themselves. So there are always going to be new challenges

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Developing Resilience in a Changing Workforce

Rapidly escalating changes in new disruptive technologies is being mirrored by the rapid rate of change in the human workforce. Traditional relationships between companies, leaders, and employees is being replaced by concerns over automation and short term gig contracts. This lack of long term commitment and stability in the working life is concerning those who are seeking to build strong, resilient companies

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10 Customer Service Tips to Enhance Your Company Reputation

Many business owners think that it’s enough to make a great product, that if you make something great, then the buyers/consumers will come. But keep in mind that people are looking for something more than a great product. They are looking for a human connection. They want people to treat them well and to take their problems or complaints seriously. They want

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Writing an Effective Employee Behavior Policy

Why a Behavior Policy? Some behaviors do not belong in a workplace or in a civil society, but agreeing on what those behaviors are and how to enforce their restriction is a challenge. Human resources departments are the agency responsible for implementing a policy in the workplace when leadership has decided to address an employee behavior as problematic. Both civil and criminal

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Rethinking the Probationary Period

Probationary periods are a familiar if uncomfortable concept: That first 60 or 90 days of a new job when your performance feels like it’s under a microscope, your benefits haven’t begun yet, and everything about the workplace is unfamiliar. Needless to say, that period of time is rarely remembered with fondness. Destabilizing a new employee for the first 90 days of employment doesn’t seem

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Human Resources: Tips To Keep Communication Open with Your Employees

It can be hard to be an employer or even a boss. Though you want to be able to talk to your employees, you are still the boss and they might not feel completely comfortable talking to you about certain things. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some tips to keep communication open with your employees. Lead by

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Tips for Finding Balance Between Work and Home

It doesn’t matter whether you own a business or just work full-time, finding a balance between working and having a home life can be challenging. However, it is important for your well being. You deserve to spend time with your family since they are the reason that you work so hard. Here are some tips for finding a balance between work and

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